Police raid Bahrain Victorious team again on eve of Tour de France

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  • Danish police search team’s hotel at French prosecutors’ behest
  • Team say investigation is trying to damage their reputation

The Tour de France starts in Copenhagen on Friday with a cloud hanging over it after the Bahrain Victorious team, winners of three stages in last year’s race, was subjected to a second police raid in a week.

The team’s hotel in Brøndby was searched at dawn on Thursday morning by Danish police officers as part of an investigation by French prosecutors. It was the second search of the team’s riders and staff in a week and follows an initial search and investigation that began during the latter stages of last year’s race.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jun/30/police-raid-bahrain-victorious-team-again-on-eve-of-tour-de-france under the title “Police raid Bahrain Victorious team again on eve of Tour de France”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.